Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Wedding photographer Donatella Barbera of Firenze, Italy was awarded by the Artistic Guild of the WPJA for this creative wedding photograph.

The Artistic Guild of the Wedding Photojournalist Association has awarded Firenze, Italy wedding photographer Donatella Barbera for outstanding and creative wedding photography at Tuscany.

The most artistic and creative wedding photographers around the world enter their images in the AG WPJA photography competitions because they appreciate having the opportunity to have their work recognized by our judges.

2019 v04 Artistic Guild Judges

Maharashtra, India

Ankita Asthana

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Photograph 2186001 was awarded to Maharashtra, India wedding photographer Ankita Asthana for being the best in documentary wedding photography.

The WPJA is pleased to present Maharashtra, India wedding photographer Ankita Asthana with an official Master Piece Award as recognition for exceptional wedding photojournalism at Mumbai Maharashtra.

The very top documentary-style wedding photographers from around the globe submit their top images to the Wedding Photojournalist Association’s photography contests because they appreciate having the opportunity to be recognized in this field. Their images are scrutinized by some of the most notable and respected working photojournalists and picture editors in the news industry (not the wedding industry). Winning in these contests is a major accomplishment for a professional wedding photographer.

2018 v03 Photography Competition Judges